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NBC Producer Says Matt Lauer Raped Her in 2014

HeadlineOct 09, 2019

A new book offers chilling details about an incident that led NBC to fire “Today Show” host Matt Lauer in 2017. Journalist Ronan Farrow writes in his new book, “Catch and Kill,” that Lauer raped NBC producer Brooke Nevils in a hotel room in Sochi, Russia, in 2014, as they covered the Winter Olympics. Nevils called the incident “excruciatingly painful” and said it left her bleeding for days. Multiple other women have accused Matt Lauer of sex crimes. The New York Times reports one former NBC employee was summoned by Lauer to his office in 2001, where he allegedly locked the door and sexually assaulted her until she passed out.

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